The longer we dwell on our misfortunes the greater is their power to harm us
~ Voltaire (November 21, 1694 - May 30, 1778)
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The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
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The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.
~ Arthur Christopher Benson
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Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
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Great minds have purposes; little minds have wishes. Little minds are subdued by misfortunes; great minds rise above them.
~ Washington Irving (April 03, 1783 - November 28, 1859)
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I do not at all understand the mystery of grace - only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us.
~ Anne Lamott (April 10, 1954 - )
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I love England, one reason being the magnificent breasts of English girls.
~ Emmanuel Petit
You don't have to travel around the world to understand that the sky is blue everywhere
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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